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The Landworkers Alliance “is an organisation of farmers, growers and land-based workers… campaigning for policies to support the infrastructure and markets central to members livelihoods, building alliances and encouraging solidarity. [They] also raise awareness of the role that small-scale producers, family farmers and land-based workers play in providing food security, environmental stewardship, rural livelihoods, strong communities, animal welfare and high-quality affordable food.” Here are some films they’ve just made– really worth watching.

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This is a quick post Kitchencounterculture felt important to write. There’s extremely little public debate about TTIP, a trade deal between the USA and the EU. It’s very anti-democratic with quite worrisome implications. I feel I only know about it because of the “Echo Chamber” of my own information gathering / receiving on the internet.  Maybe some of you reading this occupy a different Echo Chamber,  and will catch wind of this through this piece here, because we believe in democracy and open speech and people to people communication.

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Wow! What a fabulous spokesperson for small-scale growing as sustainable, important, and ready to feed the world!  And standing up to lies!

The protest was on behalf of the Land Workers’ Alliance.  If you follow that link and go to “Campaigns” you get some ideas of the ways that Big Ag dominates the legal and regulatory scene to the detriment of small players.

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